As Detroit-based DTE Energy considers building a billion-dollar gas plant, solar and wind champions are asking regulators to demand they consider renewable alternatives before approving the construction.
GRID Alternatives, Solar Energy the Industries Association, Sunrun, United Methodist Women, Vote Solar joined the NAACP to kick off a solar equity campaign focused on low-income communities and creating jobs.
Under the auspices of the Chugach Electric Association, the 500 kW Electron Village solar farm is expected to produce around 600 MWh per year.
Solar advocates say proposed changes to net metering regulations could cause the rooftop solar segment of the industry to grind to a halt.
Minnesota Department of Commerce’s preliminary statistics show the state reaching 717 MW by the end of 2017, with particularly strong growth in the community solar sector.
The Virginia power company says a $1 billion investment in its home state and North Carolina has placed its solar assets as the sixth largest utility-owned portfolio in the country.
The state’s attorney general released a new disclosure form to protect solar consumers against the behavior of unethical solar installers.
The four plants nearly double the Florida utility’s large-scale solar capacity, and another four are scheduled to come online March 1.
The developer continues its nationwide expansion, building 800 MW of solar capacity in North Carolina, South Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York and Vermont alone.